On June 10, 2019, Network Security Associate’s, Jeff Wagner, spoke at the Henderson Chamber Members breakfast, his presentation on network security focused on Password Protection.
Below is a short summary on how to create a strong password.
- The longer the better
- A mix of letters (upper and lower case)
- Numbers & Symbols
- No ties to personal information (tough one)
- No dictionary words
- The secret is to make passwords memorable but hard to guess
Using a password manager such as LastPass is a great tool for securing all the different password you need to keep track of. LastPass simplifies your online life by remembering your passwords for you. Using a password manager will make it easy to have a strong, unique password for every online account and improve your online security.
Check to see if you have a strong password by going to haveibeenpwned.com this site will check to see if your password has been compromised.
To learn more about network security and password protection check out our blog article on Password Best Practices.